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good morning. soaker. a strong storm system brings heavy rain and high winds to florida before it moves up the east coast. al is following its path. the controversy that won't go away. opponents step up their fight against the planned islamic center nr ground zero. if so many americans are against it, why are developers moving forward? we'll have theeveloper in a live interview. the host of australia's next top model announces the wrong winner during that show's finale. >> i don't know what to say. this is a complete accident. i'm so sorry, it's amanda. >> but some suspect it's all a publicity stunt "today," >> but some suspect it's all a publicity stunt "today," seember 29, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television
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good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. >> the people in florida are going to be dealing with lots of rain and a lot of wind today. >> that state could get as much as ten inches of rain befe that powerful system moves up the coast. al's got the track of the storm coming up just ahead. remeer the brown family we met last week on "today"? cody brown is on a reality show that features a big mist family. the self-proclaimed cheapest family in america is going to be hereo reveal their secrets to slashing their grocery bills in half. you may not like all of their advice, but so of it will save you a lot of money and we'll get to that a little later in the
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show. but let's begin with that strong storm system th's causing a lot of problems down in florida this morning. jim cantore is in ft. lauderdale. jim, good morning to you. >> reporter: we're expecting about four to eight inches of rain here, you're thinking we're on the beach, the sand drains well, no. they're very concerned about flooding down through here. yesterday water managemen starting to lower the canals, so that water once it does start to fall heavy will be able to get out and it can't get trapped on the road the schools and government offices are open today. we expect delays and problems through here with the flooding and we could even see winds gusting to 50 miles an hour as the storm pulls to the north. we'll keep you posted from south florida, matt, back to you. >> al roker is tracking the
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storm, and he's upstairs with more. >> right now it's 190 miles south/southwest of miami. 35-mile-per-hour winds, it's moving north/northeast at about 14 miles an hour. the path of this storm brings it right along the coast thursday morning around 2:00 a.m., then moves inland sometime thursday afternoon and makes its way into the northeast. but the rain is way ahead of this system. so look at this rain, already the stem's stillver cuba, but the rain spreads up into miami, the heavy rain and as we move up to the north, that moisture is all pulling up there and moving up along the carolina coastline as well. we have also got flash flood watches in effect and flood warnings extending all the way up into vermont. rainfall amounts for today into tonight for parts of southern florida, five to eight inches of
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rain. charleston about 7 inches of rain. all the way sboup the delmarva peninsula, three to five inches of rain. on into tomorrow morning, look at these rainfall amounts, from washington to new york city, up into western massachusetts, three to five, some areas seven inches of rain. but you folks who are inland, you don't get away from this either, because as this system pulls up into pennsylvania from washington all the way up into burlington, we are talking three to five inches of rain, flooding is going to be a problem up into the northeast. right now let's go over to the news desk, ann is standing by, she's got the headlines of the morning. >> good morning, matt and redith, good morning, everybody. we begin with intelligence officials who describe what is a credible terror plot against britain and ance. last night the eiffel tower was
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evacuated because of a bomb threat . today the president speaks out on the economy in iowa and virginia while at the same time trying to reenergize his base. savannah guthrie is in washington with more on this. >> reporter: the president proved last night in wisconsin he can still pack tens of thousands of young people into an arena. the question is, can he get them to the polls? trying to fire up the old campaign magic, the president at the university of wisconsin at madison tuesday night. >> we cannot sit this one out, we cannot let this country fall backwards because the rest of us didn't care to fight because the stakes are too high for your country and for your future and i'm going to get out there and fight as hard as i can and i know you are too. >> reporter: the democratic national committee is spending $50 million to get obama '08
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voters to sh up in 2010. the latest nbc news "wall street journal" poll shows the race for congress tightening, republicans know hold a three-point lead over democrats among likely voters, down from a nine-point lead last month. the president's approval ratin still stuck at 36%. in a backyard conversation with voters, the president fielded questions on everything from the economy to his faith. >> you know, i'm a christian by choice. my mother was one of the most spiritual people i knew. but she didn raise me in the church. i think also understanding that you know that jesus christ dying for my sins spoke to the humility we all have to have as human beings. >> reporter: meanwhile a shake-up looms here at the white house. the chief of staff rahm emanuel
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could be gone within days to run for mayor, the president hasn't decided on a successor,ut it's presumed to be an insider. according to police, a 19-year-old fired shots into the air from an a.k.-47, then shot himself to death in a library. no one else was wounded. a despera search is underway for 11 people missing in a huge mud slide. initially the fear was the death toll could be in the hundreds. officials now s it is possible the miners could be rescued as early as the middle of october. and some scary moments tuesday when a sky west airlines plane made an emergency landing in milwaukee with only part of its landing gear down.
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passengers were warned to brace for impact and a similar type of bombardier commuter plane made a similar landing in new york also because of landing gear problems. let's go back to matt, meredith a beautiful morni. fresh and cool. look at this gorgeous sunrise. live view from the sky watcher camera, and we'll have some sun this morning and clouding up this afternoon. highs low 70s. rain developing this afternoon
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into tonight. into tomorrow midday, likely causing flooding, ending tomorrow afternoon. then friday and saturday, sunshine rushes. it should be a cool weekend. high 60sn sunday into next week. >> and that's your lest weather. matt? now the latest on that fight over a proposed islamic community center in lower manhattan, just a couple of blocks away fm ground zero. in a moment we'll talk exclusively to the developer behind that project. but first, nbc's ronllen has the latest on it, ron, good morning. >> good morning to you, matt, numerous public opinion polls from respective organizations continue to say the same thing, that most americans and most new yorkers are against the idea of an islamic community center and mosque here, some two blocks from ground zero. if the developers are dermined to push forward and lately some of the opposition hagotten very personal.
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the fight to stop what opponents call the ground zero mosque is relentless, staging protests filing lawsuits. now the republican candidate for governor in new york says hallowed ground from 9/11 extends wherever the dust cloud landed. he's vowed to take action if elected. >> if elected, i will use the power of imminent domain. >> reporter: the project's spiritual leader has trieded to dismiss the argument that the building is in a sacred ple. >> first of all it's disingenuous that that block is hallowed ground, therere strip joints around the corner. i pray for the souls of your loved lost ones. if 9/11 happens again, i want to be the first to die.
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muslims want to stand right there to say that we are here. >> reporter: the developers of the islamic center like to point out that hundreds of worshippers already gher every friday for prayers in the abandoned building two blocks from ground zero. and that when the community center is expanded to some 16 floors, only about 10% of it will be a prayer space. meanwhile opponents have been trying to focus attention on recent unplattering headlines about the imom. questions have been raised by the developer including reports of eviction proceedings and an arrest record. >> i am not against a mosque. i am against the location of the mosque. >> reporter: opponents of the project continue to insist the only solution is to move the center far from ground zero.
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but how far is far enough is not clear. >> and both the developer and the im oram i find to be radica incallous for the pain and grief they're causing. >> reporter: and that's one of the loudest arguments against the projects. developers have said it will help build bridges between muslims and members of other faith communities, but that's not happening. on the other side there are steadfast supporters of the project including mayor michael bloomberg who continue to insist the issue is relious freedom and tolerance. >> ron allen, thank you very much. >> theeveloper behind the proposedslamic community center is here. nice to have you here. >> good morning, matt, nice to be here. >> i don't remember an issue that has generated so much talk, so much rhetoric, so much controversy. you have said your plans go
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forward, you will continue along this path. do you expect that in the near future, the opposition will simply melt away and fadeaway? >> this has been very unexpected. it's been an eye opener to see how my country, the united states views my religion, islam. it's been a very humbling moment. and it been a very sad moment for me personally. >> you say unexpected. at no point during your plans when you wereroposing this idea and thinking about it and buying that site did you say, wait a minute, you know, this could cause some controversy? i know a lot of people question that. >> you know, it'really been very unexpected. what happened that day was a very horrific event that i do not feel that -- the people that were responsible for that event were people that hijacked my religion and my identity. just imagine if somebody went and stole your wallet and
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committed identity theft. that's at's happened to me and to my community. >> i mention and actually ron mentioned in his piece that some of t discussion has been well thought out, measured. a lot of it habs been bitter an very personal. are youair game? as the developer of this project, do you think that goes with the turf? >> it's all been very unexpected. i mean there's been so many misperceptions about me personally that have been perpetrateded in the media and in all the forums and there's so many inaccuracies that have been portrayed about us. >> had he known that all of this controversy been generated he probably wouldn't have ge through with his plans. now he says he cannot back away because he does not want to allow the radicals to cause the
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discourse. you know the polling numbers, a wide majority of americans say no, this should not be built at that location. what do you make of those numbers? >> well, i mean some of the facts that are not being accurately portrayed is that our community wants this. >> when you say our community, whose community? >> the residents of lower manhattan. we went through a voluntary process and we engaged our community, our constituents, the residents and nghbors and friends who reside in lower manhattan and on four separate occasions, two of them, they voted unanimously for this project. on the other two occasions they voted overwhelmingly in favor, 29-1 andot a lot of people understand that we enged our community, we got their approval and blessings prior to proceeding with these plans. >> obviously there are some people down there who do not want this. i think your background is interesting and i want to make sure people understand it.
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you're born in brooklyn, you're a new yorker. >> i am. >> you're an american. >> i am. >> your father was a catholic and your father was a nonpractice muslim. you are a practicing muslim? >> i am. >> when you view this project, do you view it as a business deal, or do you view this on a more personal level, on a more spiritual level? >> it's turned into both. it's turned into an opportunity to give back to a community that has given me so much. as an american, as someone who has prospered in this country, as someone who has gotten a lot from the city, this ian opportunity for us to give back. this is an opportunity for us to give back to a residential neighborhood that not a lot of people know tt is the fastest growing district neighborhood in new york state. >> a couple of things real quickly. there is a report on one of the
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websites overnight that a deal may ifact be in the works to move this center to a location at 30 cliff street which is abouteven blocks away. can you confirm or deny that there are still discussions underway about moving this project? >> there are no discussions about moving this project. >> absolutely not? >> there are no discussions about moving this project. >> who is ultimately going to call the shots here? are you the final decision maker or are other people going to make a decision, is the imam who's going to have a say? or are you calling the shots? >> i am calling the shots. in a real estate transaction there are different elements that come into play, but ultimately as the managing member, we are calling the shots. >> and finally how has this changed your view of livings a muslim american in this country, how did it change from before this controversy erupted? >> this has been an eye opener.
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it's been truly an eye opener and there is so much work ahead of us, there's such a misperception about my faith and my belief system. d we are peace loving americans. we want theame things that everybody else wants. one ofhe things that in order to be a muslim, you have to be a good jew and a good christian at the same time. not a lot of people undetand who we are. and that is part of the reason, you know, fear, fear makes people irrational. and our identity has been hijacked by the extremists. >> i appreciate your joining me this mornin thank you very much for your time. >> thankou very much for having me. >> 7:18. now to the death of a chef who appeared on a popular reality television show. police say he took his own life.
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jeff, good morning to you. >> reporter: we're talking about the fox show and it's a pretty popular show as you mentioned called "kitchen nightmares." gordon ramsey uses tough loves to pick these restaurants up and get them back into shape. he came back in here to this restaurant and grill the chef. last week that chef killed himself. celebrity chef gordon ramsey. he's known as a foul mouthed foodie. it's all part of the show on fox's "kitchen nightmares" in 2007, he was all over the head chef and donor of com orks mrc restaurant. >> why did you go into business if you haven't got a clue how to
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run a business? >> last week he jumped off the george washington bridge to his death, his body pulled from the hudson river, deemed a suicide. his wife and three sons left behind. a headline in the "new york post" called it a "kiten nightmar but joe's family doesn't blame ramsey. >> gordon was tough on him. >> he likeded gordon. and it was good for business. >> my brother absolutely enjoyed ending the time with gordon ramsey. >> reporter: his family says he welcomed it, after all joe needed the help. ramsey was there to save his troubled restaurant. >> i'm financially in trouble. the debt of the restaurant alone is overwhelming. >> reporter: his sister says blaming ramsey is unfair, she says her brother joe has bigger sues from three years ago. >> maybe he just saw something
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that would never end and just didn't know how else to manage that. >> reporter: joe's friends agree saying ramsey helped save the restaurant. >> you did see a big difference aftegordon ramsey was there. >> reporter: so joe appreciated it? >> he absolutely appreciated him. >> reporter: that said, joe ist the first gordon ramsey contestant to commit suicide. in 2006, rachel brown was on the fox show "hell's kitchen." brown shot herself to death a year after the taping of the reality show. why she did it is unclear. >> i don't know that we can blame gordon ramsey. a lot of the contestants know very clearly what they're getting into. they have seen the sho >> good luck. >> reporter: as for joe, he was passionate about cooking and his wife melissa cherished him for it. >> i know he's giving it his all to try and succeed. >> but today she's left alone
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with the restaurant and her children. >> joe was one most of the beautiful people that i have ever known. just so loved. just so-so loved. >> reporter: the restaurant is doing better than when ramsey was here klthree years ago. gordon ramsey came back because he and joe stayed in touch. gordon ramse released a statement saying that joe was a brilliant chef and that his thoughts go out to his family, friends and his staff. >> jeff rossen, thank you very much. >>and coming up the man and his four wives who are featured in a new ♪
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good morning. right now we have a partly cloudy skies. we're in the 50s. rain likely developing this afternoon, getting heavy at times tonight with flooding likely this time tomorrow morning. rain will end tomorrow afternoon. then tomorr, saturday, sunday, sun returns. it will be cooler. >> still closed between irving and columbia northwest because of the fire investigation. georgia avenue and 4th will be your alternate. 16th inbound will beoading up. accident-free at the moment. >> thank you, jerry. today on nbc 4 ellen is talking prime time tv and she has one of the
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so the winner, and australia's next top model for 2010 is -- it's you, kelsey. >> 7:30 now on this wednesday morning, september 29, 2010. that was thecene during the live finale of australia's next top model as the winner was declared and celebration ensued. just o problem, the host said the wrong name. i'm meredith viera alongside matt lauer. we want to kno what she was thinking when she made that mistake, if it was a mistake, but some are saying that was all planneto generate publicity. >> we have all made mistakes on live tv, the moment feels like it's lasts an eternity. unfortunately, thaone actually does last an eternity. that's a long one, but it's a terrible feeling. >> the young woman who thought
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she won was incredibly gracious. >>did you know that americans generate enough trash each year that it would cover the state of texas twice? what happens to it after it's picked up and some money saving tips from america's cheapest family, they're going to join us to tell you how to cut your grocery bill, they say, in half. but we begin this half hour with the polygamist family from utah we first met here on "today" last week. "today" national correspondent amy robach has teet details. >> the browns are featured in a new reality show "sister wives." their show's success may now come with a hefty price. when sister wives aired sunday on tlc, it was a big hit with viewers. the reality show about a family of polygamists was the most
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watched series premier on the cable network this year. >> 20 years ago i married mary and then 17 years ago, i married janell and then 16 years ago i married christine. >> reporter:nd he recently added a fourth wife. but it wasn't jus fans tuning in to see how cody brown was handling his four wives. it turns out the pole dertment was watching too. they have launche an investigation into the polygamist marriage. >> of course the program brought a lot of it out into the open and so we're going to continue to investigate it. >> reporter: commenting on the police investigation, the browns released this statement. we are disappointed in the announcement of an investigation, b when we decided to do this show, we knew there would be risks. but for the sake of our family and most important our kids, we felt it was a risk worth taking. last week on "today," brown and his wives told meredith why they we doing the show. >> i'm not trying to sell it to the world. en you're in a closed society,
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you feel kind of -- >> oppressed. >> oppressed, exactly. >> it's dangerous, we really -- we're hoping that we can create more transparency for those in our faith. >> there's a lot of bad media about polygamy andhis way of life and we're hoping to kind of dispel some of that and say, hey, that's not us, that's not our family. >> they didn't go into this bliny, they knew what they were doing, but they felt so strongly that they wanted to help educate people that, hey, here's a family that's happy and they get along. so i admire them and respect them for that choice. >> reporter: under utah law, polygamy is illegal, even thoh more than an estimated 25,000 people are currently practicing polygamy in the heavily mormon state. in the past, utah attorney general's office has declined to osecute polygamy alone. the last prosecution was in 2001 when tom green married to five women was convicted on bigamy
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and child rape charges. he promoted his lifestyle on national television. >> and in green's case, he served six years in prison in ending in 2007. once the investigation is complete, it will be up to the utah attorney general's office to decide if criminal charges will be filed. >> and you saw the friend of the brown family and co-founder of principal voices, a nonprofit polygamy organization. and the head of the special victims unit of the salt lake city aorney's office. go morning to you both. if i can start with you, you are a friend of the brown family, you encouraged them to do this show, in fact you were the one that initially got them in touch with the producers of the show. you talked to cody brown last night. what does he say about how the family is coping right now in light of this investigation? >> well, he first of all said
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that he was very humbled and very sobered by the whole experience. but that he had found peace in his heart. an even though it has been a real shock to them to find out about the investigation, they are a strong family, when i talked to christine, she said she felt like she had been hit in the stomach, but they are a very prayerful family and they have a lot of family solidarity, so they'll be okay. >> he knew that polygamy is against the law in the state of utah and obviously by exposing his family she was possibly going to subct them to an investigation. does he have any regrets about it now? >> he said he had aolutely no regrets, there's an important story he wants to tell and that's why he felt it was worth the risk andthat's something that principal voices is trying to do too as well, is to educate people that this lifestyle is a viable lifestyle between ntenting adults. it's a strongly held religious
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belief and we would like to be able to form our families like other alternative families. >> let's talk about this law in utah, because technically as i said, it is illegal, polygamy is illegal, you can be sentenced to up to five years in jail. but the prosecutor's office has said it will not prosecute these cases involving consenting adult less there involves child abuse. why is this investigation going forward? >> ann, this is for gr, i apologize. greg? >> excuse me, i'm sorry. >> i would say that the only reason they would go forward in a case like this is because, you're right, we don't prosecute polygamy in utah, we don't prosecute crimes betweenonse consenticonsen consenting ults. but we have sort of gone over the line in this case because now they're doing it, they're flaunting this and it is a felony on national . we don't prosecute bingo parlors, we don't prosecute
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people who gamble in their homes. but if they want to do that type of thing on natnal tv, certainly if you're going to have the law, you've got to at least look into it. so the lehigh police department and ultimately the utah county attorney's office are going to have to make some decisions. the laws are on the books and if you're n going to prosecute when these people are doing it so blatantly then you're never going to prosecute the case. i don't know that they will necessarily. >> do you think prosecutors need to do anything more than watch the television show to build their case? >> i'm sure they'll subpoena the tapes of the other segments that have been cut or whatnot. if i was prosecuting a case like this, you could show this segment, the series in fro of a jury and i don't see that there would be any defense to the felony crime of bigamy that's been committed here. >> but, greg, he's thnically only married legally tone man, mary, the other marriages
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are common law, they're respected and honored by the church, but that's it, they're not legal marriages. so in that case, does that give them any protection under the law? >> no, because under the law, you could only get one marriage certificate. the utah county clerk's office uld only be able to issue one certificate. so under that theory it would be impossible to commit the crime. the law says that if you cohabitate and live together as husband and wife knowing that you've got another spousal relationship going at the same time, you'v comtted the crime. >> man people when they think of multiple marriages they think of these high profile second leaders who are often sent to prison, people like tom green who was convicted of child rape and abuse. what do you want to get out in this case involving the browns? in most cases we're very average families just like the show portrays on "sister wives."
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we would eventually like to see th law changed, as greg ntioned, it is a felony, but we feel like that's a very high penalty and a high rating for our lifestyle when adultery is only a misdemeanor and we would certainly like to see it reduced and in order to do that someone has to come out publicly and explain to the public morebout our lifestyle so they'll understand it. >> and i want you to quickly answer this, if there are no other crimes beyond polygamy, do you think they will face charges? >> i think that's a really tough case, meredith. i think the utah county attorney's office is in a no win situatio he may just run it up the flag pole with a jury and let them decide bause we really don't prosecute these crimes in utah. >> thank you so much for your perspectives this morning, we really appreciate it. >> thank you. >> tnk you. and now let's switch gears and get a check of the weather from al. >> "today's" weather is brought
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gas, tolls. not one piece of trash you throw out costs the city millions of dollars. which a lot of people don't realize. they throw it to the curbs, they come home and it's gone. they don't care. like it was magic. >> it's not magic at all. you conducted like a lot of interviews for this. were you surprised -- did you realize what a big busines garbage was? >> not really. the thing about garbage is it's familiar to all of us. we put our trash on the curb once or twice a we. we're going to create about four pounds of it a day each one of us, this year. but so much of it is foreign. where does it go whe it's gone how does it get there? who pays for it to get there? >> there are 2,300 landfills in this country. i know you went to one in rural pennsylvania they are getting paid to take other people's tras they have got community protests about it. how are communities walking the line or conducting the balancing act bween money they need and possible risks to their community? >> you know for years, small
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towns have said we want no part of a dump-in our neighborhood, because of the not in my backyard problem. but the money that these landfills provide, the taxes the proceeds, they buy lot of fire trucks and street lights. it's a bargain that maybe down the road it doesn't turn into a environmental disaster. >> you went to one outside of las vegas, 2,200 acres, profitable, let's take a look. >> this is a normal day at apex landfill, somethg that they do here 24 hours a day, seven days a week. >> reporter: what happens in vegas doesn't stay in vegas, it comes here? >> it comes here. >> reporter: and the trash itself is kind of soft, right? it's kind of spongy. >> it is, it is. initially. this machine rolls over it and mpacts it much like you do at home when you push down on the can, except that we're doing it with 120,000-pound machine. >> reporter: why i it so important to chop itp and compact it?
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next top model for 2010 is -- it'sou, kelsey. >> i want to thank t crew and the judges and sarah because without them, there would be no show. and -- oh, this is crazy. >> oh, my god. i don't know whato say right now. i'm feeling a bit sick about this. this is not -- thiis a complete accident, i'm so sorry, it's amanda, i'm so sorry. it was fed to me wrong. this is ridiculous. >> it's fi. it's an honest mistake, it's fine. >> whooo! >> i love her response, whooo! that was a close one. was it an honest miake as kels said? >> i can't imagine why it would be a publicity stunt.
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our time right now is 7:56. 64 degrees. sun, high in theky with some clouds up there as well. good morning. i'm joe krebs, and in "news 4
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today," we just learned that one person has now die at n the fire at the high-rise apartment building in the 3100 block of 16th street northwest. out 40 people were treated on the scene for injuries. three people are treated for critical condition. the fire began around 4:00 this morning in the hallway on the fifth floor. firefighters are not ruling out arson as the cause. well, he has a lead over the challenger according to a new watch a poll post out this morning. o'malley received 52% of support from likely supporters compared to ehrlich's. i was driving in northern california. my son was asleep.
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good morning. increasing clouds now. in the 50s and 6 0s. rain likely moving in this afternoon. light initially but then moderate to heavy raintonight. causing flooding tomorrow morning and ending tomorrow afternoon. jerry, how's the traffic? >> tearbling on3995 northbound.
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the right lane is still blocked. the beltway delays begin before the beltway. accident at outer loop 450. that niece the process of being cleared but the outer loop begins central avenue all the way on up. jerry in. >> thanks, jerry. ellen is talking prime time tv d she has one of the
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♪ can see clearly now the rain is gone ♪ go bobcats, that's pretty right there, that'sady liberty in the distance. we're looking live from the top of the rock here in new york city, on what is i guess the best day of the week, actually. >> yeah. >> beautiful, sunshine here in new york city. love the music, love the view, and let's take it down to street level now as we check out our little home here on rockefeller plaza and some of the nice people who have gathered on this wednesy morning, out on the plaza, i'm matt lauer along with meredith viera and al roker. and coming up, we're going to be talking to the cheapest family in america. >> and they actually take that as a high complement, thank you very much. their secrets to living the so-called econo miser lifestyle. they're going to show you how to cut your grocery bill in half. and as part of o education
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nation "today," ann is going to take us to middle school. middle school is a very tough age period for a lot of students. and of course tomorrow, the nerves, the butterflies, the excitement. and that's just our producer. tomorrow, melissa and jeremy's big day here on the plaza. they're getting married. we're going to check in with them, reveal the weddi cake that you chose for them and we ed your help for one final choice, the honeymoon. >> and we should mention that although there have been some reports of rain, you he now guaranteed a sunny day for tomorrow morning. >> not here, but i have guaranteed a sunny day. >> we have a guarantee of a tent or something, right? we should head inside where ann is standing by with a look at the headlines. >> good morningnce again, everybody. in the news, a tropil storm warning is extending halfway up florida's east coast this morning. there is a storm system in the caribbean that's picking up
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strength. up to ten inches o rain and strong winds are expected "toda today across much of sth florida. a storm that caused a massive mud slide in mexico on tuesday, officials are backing off official estimates that hundreds of people are buried. soldiers who are arriving on the scene are reporting no confirmed deaths but 11 people are missing. news "today" from afghanisn where an air strike has killed a senior al qaeda commander along with an al qaeda explosiv expert. also one service member was killed in an ambush on tuesday by taliban militants in southern afghanistan. some of the fighting in that region were reported by a camera person embedded by the u.s. marines. flying boats that can carry out surveillance from the air and then land on water, iran's defense minister calls it a new wave in security. on wall street "today,"
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investors are keeping an eye on the housg market. >> well, here's what's up, housing has a glimmer today. you can take this one to the bank in terms of mortgage applications in new homes actually rose for the first time in tre weeks. refinancing of existing homes dropped. that's why i emphasize it's a glimmer but it's a start. the average rate is a record low 4.83%. incredible that rates that low aren't sparking real buying and investors are worried about the pace of the recovery overall. gold touching anoer record high this morning, silver at a 30-year high. investors putting money there instead of the stock market because they're nervous. and a grand old time last night in music city usa. superstars of country music celebrated t reopening of the grand old opry. flooding last may left the opry
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good morning. yeah, the leading edge of this rain is now pushing up to richmond, virginia. should be arriving noontime. during the time moderate rain. right now we're partly cloudy mostly 50s. this huge area under alood watch. two two five inches of rain possible tomorrow afternoon. heaviest rains will be falling tonight through noontime on thursday. flooding will be likely during that time. then drying up friday, saturday, sunday, with cool irweather >> that's your latest weather. and meredith has stolen a
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visitor's telephone. >> we have to make the fans anywhere we can. hold , terrance. america's cheapest family tells you how to cut your grocery bill in half. after this. yeah, sometimes i worry. sometimes i worry. what if something bad happens? so what happens if someone gets my credit or debit card
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personal care items and of course all the food. >> with five children and a tight budget, being frugal is an enterprise for steve andnnette and it all begins with careful planning. >> i write up 30 meals, 30 days worth of menus so i only have to go to the grocery store once a month. >> coupons are critical. >> peanut butter and jelly for $1.35 each. >> always shop with a calculator so we can figure out unit prices. >> they buy in bulk, stick to the list, but jump on a deal. >> this is less than a dollar a pound. >> unconventional shopping strategies abound. >> tse cuts of meat are going out of code which means they're going to expire in a couple of days. >> aftertore discounts and coupons, $194.83. i think i did great. >> after shopping, meat is ground and sliced at home. >> here's a pile ofeat we just
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sliced and this will be used for about a week. >> forhem eating well is as important as saving money. >> weat good stuff like chicken parmesan. >> one of our favorite things to do is to go to an all you can eat chinese buffet and we stuff a container full of food, we bring it home and it will feed us for several meals. >> i think i can fit just a few green beans and that should fill it. >> $7 a person for lunchnd you can just stuff yourself. >> great meals for great prices. it's a way of life. >> being known as america's cheapest family means that we get the best quality for the least price. i actually think we're pretty smart. >> steve and annette are the authors of the new book cut your grocery bill in half, they're
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here with two of their children. this just in, because of you that chinese restaurant filed for bankruptcy. that is too much to stick in a styrofoam container, young lady. that's unbelievable. you really think you c cut everybody's bill in half? >> we can cut it more than in half. >> just a few of our principals in our book will start saving people money rht away. >> it saves lot of money, but it takes a lot of time. there's a lot of prep in this, the cutting of the coupons, and the planning, time is money. >> but i tell people if they are notaking any time to plan to feed their family, i guarantee you that they are spending more time than i am. >> what's with the calculator? why is that a great tool for you? >> it's a way to make sure we're geing the best price. >> i think you may have lost a lot of people when you started to talk about buying meat that's about to be outdated. i'm sure that probably got a
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little bit -- people got squeamish over that. >> talk about being smart, if you look at the meat, the color is right, there's no juice around it, it looks fine, it's perfectly safe to buy. the usda does not require it to be dated, the manufacturers date it. but what's aged beef? it sits, it matures, it's controlled, it's more tender. >> aged beef is different than old beef, isn't it? >> no, there's no difference. >> this 30-day plan you came up with, you plan out meals 30 days in advance. do you really stick to that list? >> i do stick to the list. you can switch meals around, i have a plan of what mls on what day. it doesn't always work out, but at least i have all the meals and all the ingredients in the frzer. >> young ladies, this is great being called the cheapest family in america, but you're also called the cheaper family in america. how does this go over with friend in your social life and things like that? >> i have got a lot of people
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that i work with, that are like, are you related to that -- yes, that would be me. >> you're completely supportive of this lifestyl >> yes. >> and what about in other areas of your life, other than food, clothing, entertainment, vacations, things like that? those rock. it's the w we were raised so it's not odd to us. what's odd to us is seeing my friends go out to the mall and purchase jeans for i don't even know how much jeans retail for where i can get them for less than $10 at a thrift store, perfectly good. >> and you think you eat well at home, this is not skimping and eating garbage, right? >> i'm an athlete, so you have to eat well to maintain the schedule that i make for myself. >> matt i just want to share one thing, we are the hope and change for america. with the economy where it is "today," i believe our books can allow families not have to live
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on two incomes. >> you're going to come back tomorrow and friday, right? >> yes. >> tomorrow you're goingo help another family save money and on friday they're going to take your questions, so submit them now on our website, "today" todayshow.c todayshow.com. up next, ann goes back to middle school. track. what is... that's the guidance you get from fidelity. thanks. stay on the line! whatever your destination, fidelity will help you get there. because when it comes to investing, you should never settle. fidelity investments. it was a stery to me. i found out that connected to our muscles are nerves that send messages through the body. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overtive nerves
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education nion "today" is brought to y by university of phoenix, an educated world is a better world. >> back at 8:20 with more of our special series education nation today. this morning it is ann's turn. >> i visiteded a middle school that's really worki because it's got a strong leader who turned a failing school into a winner.
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caroline bloxon,ot your average principal. oversees not your average middle school miracle. in rural maryland, where % of her students live in poverty, a number that's rising in the recession. and yet, her school's math and reading scores have jumped 30% just seven years. how did you do it? >> it really happens in the classroom and my job as the principal is to take the passion that i have for these children succeeding and pass that on to the teachers. >>eporter: her strategies, teaching respect and responsibility. >> we signed a contract so we can do better in school. >> reporter: while focusing on the whole child. >> they have to have their basic needs met before they're ready to learn. >> reporter: so a social worker helps the kids and their
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families. >> i assist parents in getting assistance with their rent, the utilities, the mortgage. >> reporter: while also providing emotional support. >> you did a good job. >> reporter: kayla cole once struggled in school after her parents divorce. at first i didn't want to do anything. now i actually want to be a teacr. i want to work here. >> reporter: at this school? >> i am lucky to beere with people who care about me who want me to do better. >> reporter: it's a safe, welcoming environment. >> and i don't know another school that's got a fish pond. >> reporter: which at the same time maintains rigorous standards. >> all eighth graders take algebra one, that's phenomenal. >> reporter: after school programs are so popular, 86% of the students participate.
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and perhaps most significant of all, the principal hes teachers notust for their skills, but for their capacity to love. >> i don't just look at can they teach, because i know they can learn the material. i look for do they love kids. >> reporter: teacher edna wright's love spills over. >> i have a passion about what i do. i love this school, i love these children. and i love what we accomplish. >> reporter: in sixth grade, dustin harmon dreams of becoming a teacher, and eight grader ian smith a lawyer. >> if the kids don't come out successful, that it's not their fault because they're doing it well. >> reporter: and this year was awarded for this windmill engineering project. and you were on the team that won the state championship
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award? >> yep. >> for mesa, which stands for math -- >> engineering science acevement. >> reporter: amber hall was the team's only girl. >> before i liked to get dressed up but then i realized i like building stuff. >> reporter: so you're saying the girlie girl realized that she was actually an engineer? >> if you can do it in tennis shoes, i think i can do it in wees. >> reporter: now she vows to someday engineer a building and name it after the building that inspired her, mr. gooding. >> i have hired 82% of the teachers at this school and i take that vy seriously. >> can you get rid of them? >> yes, i have. >> reporter: how do you get rid of teachers that have tenure? >> you have t give that person opportunity to improve. but in the end, if they don't, and you have that documentation and you've been willing to put in that time and that work, then they will go. >> reporter: you don't want to
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make do with a teacher who does not meet your standards? >> no. >> reporter: you will work to get rid of them if they don't? >> i will and i have. >> reporter: a tough stance putting children first to contribute to aetter future. >> i want them to be happy, successful people. i am very patriotic, i love the united states of america, i want them to feel a sense of pride in country, pride in their family, pride in their school. i want them to bhappy. >> you know, the one thing that really affected me talkingt&háhc her and seeing the school was that the most important criteria to her is not whether a teacher, when she hires somebody whether a person can teach, it's whether that person has the capacity to love. if you don't have that, she doesn't want you there. and think that's what
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8:26 is your time now. 64 deees. high clouds in the sky as rain is on the way. tom will have your forecast right after the news. good morning. i'm eun yang. in about 20 minutes police will hold a conference on the deadly shooting. this is the area where they have set up for the press conference. officers say a group of people was leading a funeral when somebody started firing shots at a vehicle which then crashed. they believe it may have been gang-related. we'll have more coming up from that at 78:55. we'll take break
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good morning. increasing clouds today. rain moving in afternoon time. heavy rains late tonight through noontime on thursday, likely causing flooding. jerry, how's the traffic? very tough from central avenue on the outer loop. crawling. earlier accident there cleared. virginia not catching anything of a break. had two separate accidents on 395, both of which have just cleared, but we're jammed from well before the beltway all the way into town. eun? >> thank you. today on nbc 4 ellen is talking primetime, and s has one of the stars of nbc's the stars of nbc's right here in this neighborhood, i grew up learning strong families and hard work means opportunity. and that starts with good schools. it's a tradition here in maryland--
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and why in these tough times i've put education first. we've made record investments in our classrooms... doubled thnumber of charter schools... and we've fren college tuition for four years in a row. and it's working. experts say we now he the number one schools in the nation. when it comes to expanding opportunity in every neighborhood, i know that we must do even better.
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8:30 now on this wednesday morning,9th of septber, 2010. it's really quite a lovely morning here in new york city, which is a nice change, we have had some rain,e got a great crowd kicking off the day wit us. hopefully it won't be too wet tomorrow when the wedding couple gets hitched here on the plaza. it won't be too wet, will it, al? >> oh, no. >> if it rains anymore tomorrow, they're going to have to name this thing. >> the good news is all the guests are going to be lined up two by two. it will be very nice. >> it's going to work out no matt what. >> before we can hold that wedding tomoow morning, a couple of details to get to. for example, this morning we'll
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find out which cake you have selected for jeremy and melissa. and i think my favorite part, we are going to hear about the amazing honeymoon options you'll get to vote on in the next 24 hours. also ahead, if you're considering ordering out for dinner tonight, martha stewart says don't, you don't have to do that. she's going to have take out inspir meals that take less time than makg a call for takeout chinese food. we also have got miranda lambert, she has earned nine country mus award nominations, she's going to be performing for us this morning. >> you know what happens before the weddi tomorrow? the premiere of law and order los angeles. and we welcome alfred molena welcome. >> so good to see you. >> welcome to nbc.
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>> hello. >> i have never been outside before. last time i w here, we were inside. >> you play a puty district attorney. >> yeah. >> so he thinks practicing law is great. but he's a gritty realist to he steps into a court of law, he thinks it's a street fight and he gets ready for it. >> and he
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good morning. it's mostly cloudy and cool right now. temperatures around the region are gerally in the 50s to near 60 degrees. itill climb to around 70 or so with the thickening of clouds and rain likely arriving into the metro ar around noontime. then light to moderate rain. heavy rains after midnight through noontime tomorrow. likely causing flooding. then drying out. cooling down friday through the weekend. >> and don't forget, you can check your weather any tim of the day or night, go to weather channel on cable or weather.com online.
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we told you monday about our friends at the american express with the call for education challenge, part of our ongoing education nation. american express will donate up to $1 million for donors choose.org, an organization that's dedicated to help improve country schools. however we need 100,000 people to pledge to help schools in their local communities. to get involved, all you have to do is log on to members project.com/pledgeo promise to do something good for your local school and american express will donate $1 million. >> that's a lot of cash. >> it is. when we come back, martha stewart's here, she's going to look at some of youravorite takeout meals and how to make
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this morning on martha on "today," sure ordering in is mple, and martha stewart says you can make a cheaper, tastier meal in the same timet takes for the pizza guy to show up. martha, good morning to you. so the theory is you can come up with these recipes, they're easy to dond by the time the pizza guy would show up,ou've already made it. >> have you ever ordered pizza? >> yes. >> i have never ordered a pizza. because i can make a pizza quicker. i love tomato soup and mozzarella cheese and basil and if you have a mozzarella cheese. >> this is in place of pizza? >> yes, here's your beautiful little mozzarella toast, here's some bread and topped with mozzarella and basil. a 20 ounce can of good tomatoes
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in their juice. and just just blend that up. and then add that to -- oh, i love tomatoes. i love tomatoes don't you? >> i do. >> and add that to a couple of blespoons of olive oil, two cloves of garlic just sliced, one cup of onion and add thato some red pepper flakes, thin it with some chicken broth which you can have home made or out of the can. but do the low sodium kind. cook that for about five minutes, season with sal and pepper, and you have a very rich beautiful soup. give it a taste. it is a healthy, and that could be kind of lunch or just a light supper. >> it's spicy too. it's good, i don't know if it replaces pizza for me. >> another nice dinner for me is the tortilla --
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>> a beef burrito really. >> home made burritos, i have drained one can and i have sauteed here onions, olive oil and bell ppers and that's a vely mix. >>an you see in there? no, no, this. no, this. >> this is something so that i never have to read a recipe. that's my secret. i showhat on my show. so i drained one can. and i'm adding the other can in with the juice, you don't even have to drain it. oh, there's wire tops still in there. so cook that for five or ten minutes, sthere you hav a very nice, healthy bean stu aew
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and then you can make a salsa out of tomatoes. >> this is cheese? >> you can get a mexican cheese. you can use feta cheese, and stir that up and then your tortil tortillas, a warm tortilla. you can have some brown rice coed. >> this looks like it could take a while. >> cutting up a few things, really i can do this by the time the pizza man -- but i live about 0 miles from a pizza place. do you know how to get the pit of an avocado? you just bang it with a knife and turn it and it comes right out. you put a little salsa on here and a little hot sauce. >> and u're not going to get to the last thing. >> okay chicken technders. why buy those chicken tenders, you don't know where the chicken comes from. we have some beautiful chicken. we have some butter, mustard, salt and pepper, and you have
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seasoned bread crumbs, and bake it, don't fry it. >> frying bad, baking good. >> make your sauce with yogurt and butterilk and chives and a little blue cheese and you have -- look howpretty. >> it's very pretty, it's lovely, martha. you did a great job. >> and you don't have it in a box, you haven't fed your kids things you don't know and it's healthy and good and organic. >> martha stewart, as always, thank you. [ male announcer ] the turn changes everything. ♪ the turn will make you think.
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modern love. tomorrow is the big day but there's still some details to get to. jeremy and melissa, how are you feeling? >> we're feeling great. >> does he have a choice? are you nervous or are you feeling great? >> you can speak for yourself. >> i'm feeling great. >> we can't have a wedding until we take care of some business. last time around we looked at some amazing cake options and so let's see what the vwers decided you should eat on your wedding day, this is classic roman by anna's custom cakes. how a you? do you love this one. >> we love it. we love the little personal touch. >> four tiers, different flavors, is that right? >> yes. >> how long didt take to make a cake like this? >> reay it was seven days compressin to four, between doing another cake for my other
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clients, but it was an honor, so i was very happy to do it. >> and you're all ready t go for tomorrow? >> yes. >> all right, fantastic. it's beautiful and thank you so much, congratulations to you, and congratulaons to you guys. t's move over re. now talk about what's my favorite part of this whole process and that's loong at the honeymoon options. tell me. >> we are superexcited about your honeymoon and i can't believe you're getting married tomorrow. we worked with virtuoso. it's really going to be hard for people tpick. >> let's get started, what's number one? >> number one is brazil. brazil means sexy, it means sultry, it means beach. the best place to start is on the emerald coast of brazil. so you're going to be going there. one of the most romantic properties in the world a couple of years ago, and you fast forward to one of the most
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beautiful natural wonders in brazil and you're going to be staying at aproperty call. you're going to be two mines from these incredible falls, 275 of them, 300 feet drop. >> so number one, brazil. just digest all of this. number two, we're going to the heart of southeast asia. >> bee going to thailand, and where is thailand, right there. thailand is called the island of smiles. you're going to be stay agent the ritz carlton property, it's a brand-new kind of briritz carlton. business or first class. i have to tell you this property you're going to be staying in is larger than my apartment in new york city. and u're going to be getting ten hours of spa treatments while you're there and you're
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going to be riding an elephant. >> oh, my god. >> there's the elephant. they're really pulling out all the stops. >> let's move on to number three, turks and kay koesz. turks and caicos. >> that's o of my stop destinations in the caribbean, i love it. and you're going to be staying at parrot key, which is a little bit of asia right in the heart of the caribbean, you're going to be getting tons of time snorkeling and swimming, lots of beautiful spa treatments, your room is going to be right on the water. >> oh, my goodness. >> and moving on to number four, two forhe price of one, two locations in portugal. >> portugal is one of those places that people don't realize is as great as all the other nderful european capitals, but a little bit more affordable. and accessible. now you're going to be staying at a no shabb four seasons ritz when you're in portugal. you're going to be flying there
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we want to take you live to a news conference that jt got under way. this is police chief kathy linear right now. again, this is the press conference that theolice chief and mayor adrian fenty are holding. officers say a group of people was leaving a funeralesterday when someone start firing shots into one of the vehicles, which then crashed. 21-year-old jamal coates was killed. police believe it may have been gang-related. we'll tame a break now. we'll tame a break now. your weather my dad is the supervisor of a train station and my mom's aeacher. my dad's an auto technician. my mom's a receptionist. i'm not sure i would have been able to afford college without the tuition freeze. while tuition in other states is rising out of reach... govern o'malley made the tough choice to freeze tuition. he made my dream of going to college into a reality. i'm the first in my family to go to college. my brother and i never would have been able to afford college. even though times were tough... governor o'malley kept his promise. there's never a doubt... there's never a doubt whose side he's on.
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good morning. rain mong into central virginia. we could have flooding rains later tonight into noontime tomorrow.
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jerry? >> tom, the trip on95 northbound jammed all the way to the 14th street bridge. american legion bridge, heavy both directions. righnow travel lanes are available. today on nbc 4 ellen is talking prime time and she has one of the
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we're back now on a wednesday morning, it is the 29th day of september 2010. you know what that means folks? mr. bryant gumbel's birthday "today." >> happy birthday, buddy, many happy returns. out on the plaza, speakingf happy returns. >> i think it's going to be about 15 days or so. >> the original prediction was christmas time. coming up, we're going to be talking about this tropical stm that's now making its way up the coas we follow our "today" show wedding. >> a little tropical depression number 16. if it does become a storm, it
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will be nicole, bringing copious amounts of rain through tonight into tomorrow. >> that means heck of a lot of rain. >> it's going to be a mess here. all right, also ahea some financial advice, on wednesday, it's always our money 911 panel ishere. and if you're in credit card debt, can you get a hardship rate on paying it off? and how does your marital status affect your child's financial aid. we'lget to the bottom of all these questions and more. > and we're gng to continue our focus on education week, when we look at very young children actually learning a second lanage which is cool. and believe it or not, talk about birthdays, charlie brown is 60 years old. the peanuts gang celebrating a big anniversary this year. although charles schultz is
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gone, we're going to catch up with sparky, jean schultz is going to be here. all right, let's go inside, ann curry is standing by at the news desk, she's got all the headlines. in the news, a tropical storm system that will be drenching south florida this morning is gathering strength as it moves north. we have got the weather channel's jim cantore in ft. lauderdale. what's expected where you are? >> reporter: the storm's about 225 miles to our south and what you see is what you get here with the windnd the rain and because the storm is not really fully developed, we're not into the worst of that rain yet, last night we had some very heavy rain move through here, as a matter of fact up in melbourne, we had parts of interstate 95 at were closed becse of the rain. when we have tropical stor warnings, we're under flash flood watches as well and when those rain bands move in, as many as one to two inche per
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hour. that's the big coern, ty ha lowered the water in the canals to obviously allow for some of that water that comes down with some of that rain to move on in. stay off the roads when the heavy rain moves on through and hopefully it will move through and as we wake up tomorrow morning the sun should be back out here across florida which is what people are accustomed to. >> jim cantore, thank you so much for that. also intelligence officials are concerned with what's described as a credible terroris plot against france. one cnter terror official said that recent missile strikes in pakistan were armied at disrupting the possible plot. 46emocrats are broken ranks with president obama telling speaker nancy pelosi they would vote with republicans if necessary to continue the bush tax cuts. meanwhile obama wraps up his road trip today speaking in des
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moines, iowa. he told voters they cannot afford to sit out midterm elections just because they're disappointed with the current democratic majority. plane landed in milwaukee with only part o its landing gear down, passengers were warned to brace for impact but no one was hurt. significant progress was made in an effort to free those trapped miners in chile, it's possible those miners could be rescued as early as october. and n far from where the miners are trapped, there was a rescue on tuesday, a horse was trapd in an 80-foot mine shaft was pulled to safety. they're now referring to the horse as the 34th miner. > it is now four minutes past the hour, let's get another check of the weather from al. >> all right,
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good morning. mostly cloudy now, and temperatures are warming up a bit. we're into the 6 o 0s. now 65 at national airport. still a bit cool in the shenandoah mountains.
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there's also a shower on the eastern shore, and we'll have that rain continuing to advance to the north into the metro area here by noontime and during the afternoon. some casional light rain to moderate rain b this evening and heavy rain this afternoon through minute through thursday, likely causing flooding. dryou ♪ smob call somebodyall 911 time for "today's" mon 911, our team of experts ready to answer your questions and help stop your financial problems. sharon eppern is cnn's personal finance editor. the author of finish rich and a personal finance expert. good to see everybody. let's get started. w we're going to go to skype right off the bat. diane from tlflagstaff, arizona has a question. >> good morning. i'm a single low income mom with my youngest attending arizona state university.
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she currently receives the federally funded scholarships, grants and loans. i have met the love of my life and we want to marry. would our joy mean my daughter's pain and change herinancial aid? >>irst of all, congratulations, diane, to you and your new husband, i hope thatthat's what you're going to do, because i'm going toell you, you're actually going to have some impact to your daughter's financial aid package, by marrying, that doesn't mean that you shouldn't get married, but it does mean that on that application form, the fafsa form, they're going to look at that to see what your overall contribution will be. but i urge your daughter to look at scholarships, go to fast web, see if there's any scholarships that she can apply for. and also finaid.org will help you fill out those for and put in all the informati you need
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so hopefully you can get some more aid. >> now we're going to go to the phone, this is from erica, she's from norway, maine. she's on the line, good morning, erica. >> caller: good morning. >> what's your question for our panel? >> caller: two weeks ago i saw jean chatzky mentioning that there's a 6% hard interest rate on credit cards, and because i'm over $90,000 in credit card debt, i tried to call a few of them and was given a total run around, they said i didn't make enough money to pay them and then when i gave tm more documentation, they said i made too much money to qualify. about five years ago, i bought a bookstore and financed it wh credit cards when the rates were low. >> that's where the $90,000 came in? >> caller: right. >> l me let david jump in.
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>> let's explain how this hardship works. you can't shop for a hardship rate what you do is you call the credit card companies, and here's what's happening, all the credit card companies know there's people out there that can't pay their debts because of the interest rate. they have a hardship program, but it's called a forbearance plan, and they have wh's called a debt management plan. they'll look at how much debt you have and in the first type of plan, a forbearance plan, if they believe by lowering your interest rate you can pay your debt off in less than one year, they will enroll you in that plan. the rates jean talked about 6%, sometimes it's as hig as 10%, it can also be as low as zero percent, but when they looked at yo and saw you had $90,000 in credit card debt, they thought there's no way you can pay that off in less than a year. so you aually qualify for a debt management plan
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the credit card companies don't run the debt management plans themselves, they outsource it to nonprofit groups. go to debtadvice.org. they are the largest organization in the united states, they serve over 4 million people a year. they will refer you to a nonprofit organization that will look at your financial situation and then they'll go back out to the credit card company a they'll actually negotiate the debt management plan for you, they'll get the paper work for you, they'll help you fill it out and then t money will be taken automatically out of your checking out but the rates will be lower. in some cases it will be 6%, but it could be lower than that. >> in one way or another, you do get some relief. >> now let's head back to skype, we have got allison from baltimore, maryland, good morning, allison. can you hear us, allison? >> yeah, i can hear you. >> what's your question? >> i'm a recent college grad working in a new city and i
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understand the basics of personal finance, but i'm struggling to find information on how to meet my long-term goal, i'm looking to buy a house and be in a comfortable financial situation in the next ten years, so how at 22 can i start working towards these goals. >> you have a lot of things you want to accomplh in a short period of time. in ten years or so, the first thing you want to do is sign up for a free community personal finance website where you can upload all of your financial information from your bills to your student loans to your savings and checking and they allow you to kind of fiddle with the numbers and see what it will take to reach you goal. i want you to open an automated savings about. e first thing you said is you want to be comfortable. that means security. you need all of these emergency expenses saved up for the six months at least. you're young, i'm going to say six months o emergency living
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expenses, you need those saved up. before you buy a home, they're going to want to see that money saved up too. put all your information on a si where there's a community of people trying to meet tir goals. >> this is an e-mail from shelly from medford, oregon, she writes, i'm 22 years old, i'm $80,000 in college loans, $10,000 in credit card bills and is unemployed. i'm trying to start my photography business with assistance from my parents. >> i don't know where this idea came out that obama administration has a debt relief act. >> the commercials. >> there's no such thing. it's a total scam, what you need to do is focus on getting a job. even though you're with your parents, you want to be able to pay for your own expenses. get a job first, do some
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freelance, shoot some wedding, but you really need a job where you can pay your bills and don't expect ahandout because you're not going to get it. in terms of student loans, you may be looking at forbearance. >> thanks, guys, good to see you again. >> still ahead, the benefits to have young children learn a second language isow. we revealed the wedding cake for melissa and jeremy. but if you're wondering what to wear, we're going to solve your fashion day dilemma, how do dress up for a fall wedding. it's our honeymoon. but we've parted ways with our old airline credit card that promised flights for 25,000 miles. it was always... [ laughing ] that seat's not happening without a big miles upcharge. a miles upcharge wasn't part of the deal. was i supposed to go without my wife? [ elevator bell dings ] [ grunting ] haha, that was awkwd.
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this morning on education nation, accordinto government studies, thousands of schools have started teaching foreign languages in the last decade. >> languages like french, germy and russian are on the decline,ut two languages are making their way into the classroom in a very big way. >> let's all say good morning. >> mandarin is onhe rise according to a recent education surv. >> neither one of us knew mandarin and we knew it was a eat opportunity for her to absorb it now. >> turn on the tv and with kids shows like "ni hao, kai-lan," and "dora the explorer," children are already being exposeded to foreign languages at a young age.
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there are even language dvds like lil' kim teaching little ones languages, like spanish, mandarin and french. there's a magic window for kids, of four to six years old it's effortless for them to learn, one, two, even three languages and that's why it's important to start eay, there are sensitive periods where you're more effective at learning languages and infancy tends to be a period ofime where it's easier to absorb. >> studies show learning a foreign language can help students in other areas. >> acemically, someone who knows another language are often better readers and writers and they score higon iq tests. >> it opens up her mind and if she can learn it now when it's easy, good for her. why wait? >> and while mandarin is on the rise, spanish is taught almost
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universally. 80% of elementary schools and 93% of middle schools and high schools offer spanish. >> spanish and mandarin are popular. >> it's certainly up to us to encourage our children to learn more tn one language. >> and some parents are starting their kids early. >> it opens many doorso them in all areas of life. >> more than anything, i think it fosters open mindedness and that's kind of what we're all after. >> at that age, your brain is like a sponge, you just absorb it all, so the earlier the better, it seems. >> very cool. speaking of education nation, are they smarter than a fourth grader? we talk to kathy lee and hoda as they go back to school. [ poof! ]
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long education nation, mo. joing us now is the executive vice president for university of phoenix and creators of the learning assessment test which is what we found on the education nation website. and basically, the key is to find out what kind of learner we are, right, rob, good morng. >> each of us have different learning styles some of us are more visual. some of us are more auditory, and we listen to things and learn. so finding your learning style, you can really optimize and personalize your learning outcome. >> you've got a list of seven fferent kinds and physical, as you say, solitary, logical, social, verbal, visual and by going to this website that you created, people can take a test and just a few minutes, they can figure out what kind of learner they are. >> you can go through this, it's 21 questions and the kind of
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questions are about your activities, are you a good listener? do you talk with your hands? and then when we use our program, we can give you a quick profile of what are your different types of learning styles? sometimes you may have a dominant learning style. >> some young people may be having some trouble in school or may be showing signs of difficulty of sitting still in class. the place you go is w do you leareducation nation.com? >> yes. >> and it is a very simple test and for kids who are reall trying to find a new way to learn, may they needmore physical activity, it's a very successful tool to find out what style learner they are. >> we have more after your local news and weather. gotta have the chicken parm. [ laughs ] on the weight watchers onne website there's a whole bunch of little tools to track your success. while i'm waing for my kids to come out of karate,
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9:26 is your time now. 56 dreegs. changes are on the way. tom will haveour forecast after the news. good morning. i'm eun yang. we're following a developing story within the district. within the past half hour police arrest add man in connection with the deadly shooting on the youth street corridor. they were leaving a funeral when someone started firing shots at a car that then crashed. jamal coates was killed. the police believe it was gang-related.
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good morning. radar showing the leading edge of rain coming up sweeping from virginia across the south. it should be near fredericksburg in another half hour or so, and then coming up toward the metro area after that. we'll have this rain coming in, and it will be steady at time this afternoon and this evening then heavy after midnight through noontime tomorrow with flooding likely. jerry, how's the traffic? >> tom, struggling to recover from earlier problems. i-95 northbound struggling to beltway and from duke street to the 14th street bridge. beltway outer loop, an earlier accident, route 450 cleared but from 214 up, still well below the speed limit. today on nbc 4, ellen is talking prime time, and she has one of the stars of nbc's
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♪ you remember when we were sitting there by the water ♪ ♪ you put your arm around me for the first time ♪ >> there they are, our adorae couple. and just 23 hou from now, "today" wedding couple melissa and jeremy will be getting married on our plaza, rain or shine. and you are all invited to help plan the entire thing, from choosing our lucky couple to helping choose their wedding gown to the cake. and so feel welcome to share melissa and jeremy's happy day tomorrow. >> and we're going to find out ere they're going to go on their honeymoon. >> they're very excited about that. and coming up in this half hour, if you were lucky enough to be invited to melissa and jeremy's wedding or any wedding this fall, what's appropriate to wear? when you look at the invitation, you've got to decipher, is this black tie, whatever, how to look your best as a guest. and if you're like a lot of us, you grew up with charlie
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"today"s wedding modern love is brought to you by chevy, every model is backed by a 100,0 mile, five year limited power train warranty. this morning on "today's" wedding, modern love, what to wear to a fall wedding. have you heard, we'll be holding a wedding right here on our plaza with melissa and jeremy tieing the knot. whether it's a black tie or casual, it can be very confusing. bobby, good morning. sometimes you get these invitations and it's hard to figure out what exactly are they calling for in terms of the style of the wedding and dress we should be wearing. what's your best tip the? >> my best tip is don't plan to
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automatically go spend too much money. i think everyone i talk to when they hear they're invited anywhere, theyhink that just means i have to go to the store right now and spend a couple hundred dollars, but i have some much more affordable options. >> as we're moving towards fall, there's a lot more black tie weddings. >> yes. >> you've got autumn and melanie. >> it is easy for guys, they put on the tux, but this is an occasion that you want to be a little bit moreelegant, conservative is the word because friends, family and co-workers may be mixed in. you'll see this dress, it's very simple. it's $98, it comes in five colors, it ranges from petite sizes all the way through plus sizes and you can really put your own personality on this dress. it's a simple a-line so it flatters most figures and whether you want to dr.ess it up with accessoriesr down, it's a great hero dress.
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on melanie, i love this dress, it's a velvet, very rich, perfect forfall, you don't have to wear black to a bck tie, these are really great sophisticated altertive colors. but this was only $99. it's a designer that this same dress is still being sold at full price in the stores. so consider those discount department stores for formal evening wear. >> so you don't have to go out and buy something. besides a big chunky jewelry, what else do you recommend? >> i love the flower on melanie. something they use abroad is they use fascinators. just have fun and play up the accessories, both of these are under $100. . >> for autumn's dress, you could tie a lovely ribbon around her wat.
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autumn and melanie, thank you so much. and what we think is a black tie optional. and we have now nancy coming up in a real sweet number. >> everything you saw, this is a metallic, shimmeng, almost likeif you're not sure with a black tie optial, how dressy you should be. go for a dress that has a little bit more weight to it. she can wear this to a holiday better too later on. and it's from maggie london who makes great party dresses. >> and the bubble down below. >> you don't want to go too short for a wedding. i thinkt's great at the knee, just above the knee. and you can leave the jewelry behind with a dress like this beca. >> now we have our final
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category and that's casual or festive attire >> this is julie and her mom. they for a modern wedding, you never know where the venn dwru may be. yes, you can wear pants, you can pull out a black blazer and pants. the cluster of broaches was my idea. just have fun and add like a glamorous element. >> i love this idea. so really a suit that you have in your closet. >> the vtage rollup, the hem line or the pants so you can show off your ankles. >> you just roll that up? do you have to pin it? >> just roll it up and it will show off a fun shoe. and really quickly, we went to m.j. trimming here in new york and we got a sash that you can literally cut right off the roll, this is $20. >> rlly? >> and fun feathered ndbag. >> most everne has a black dress.
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>> a little black dress. >> and did you glue some feathers on? >> no, it came with the bag, but that's a great idea. >> thank all of our models this morning. and bobby, great idea. s, and by the way, you look fantastic. don't forget that melissa and jeremy's weddi will be here live on "today." the peanuts gang turns 50, we're going to take a look back right after this.
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encores continuing to appear "toda today around the world. charlie brown alson the small screen with classic animated specials. an interactive book hit stores october 25. it includes rare merials from the schultz familyrchives. jeannechultz is the wife of charlie schultz. >> it's hard to believe after six years, this strip is as populaas it ever was. >> because it talks about the ordinary things of ordinary life and they don't change. and that's what sparky tapped into, that's what he cared about. >> he wasn't just a cartoonist or a comic strip illustrate for, he was a philosopher in a way. >> he always said i know what people mean, but again he could
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wrap things in not just what we have said, but the real meaning of what kids said to each other, of what people said to each other. >> you were right there, you watched e strip evolve. in that time,ow did itchange? >> well, i think the main thing is -- the main way that it changed is that charlie brown was sort of a sassy kid in the beginning and then he became the loser but always hopeful. so his personality changed, oopy changed of course. i was married to him the last 25 years, 27 years, and it didn't change as much from the '70s on, although he became more philosophicals, in the '90s, he was a grandfather. and you hear some grandfather an some reflecting, kids reflecting back on their charlie brown reflecting back on things his fathersaid, or things his grandmother, and that is sparky seeing his own aging. >> you in a sense are the keeper
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of this flame. it's a bit of a responsibility, i would think, so make sure that, you know, things stay true to what sparky's vision was? >> well, the museum does that, i think we keep the archives that have gone into this book that you mentioned, but also at the studio, we have, i think in the last ten years since sparky's death have brought back the -- we have brought back some old art, we're doing a new television show based on the old '6 0s animation, so we're tryin to showhe whole of sparky's work. >> and you have it distilled in this peanuts collection. there's copies of archives, things that people haven't seen before? >> things from the museum that we have been fortute enough to collect in the past tenyears, almost ten years that we have been open and so it is wonderful.
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it's a wonderful collection. >> you said somethin it seems hard to believe that sparks been gone ten years. >> almost. it was almost ten years ago that you wereut at our house. >> when you think of sparky's legacy, what comes to your mind the most? >> it's the love that people have for him. people come tohe musm every day and they want to hug m because it's the best they can do and tell me how much it meant to them and their coming back to their chilood. >> folks who are new to the comic strip, because that's what's amazing, new generations, my kids a reading these collections and falling in le with them all over again. >> because you bring your love to them. >> jeanne schultz, thank you for helping put this together. the book is called the peanuts collection.
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and we're going find out how to make a savory and succulent stuffed pork chop. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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this morning on "today's" kitchen, pork chops, they don't have to be ho-hum anymore. dress them up with a chestnut dressing and a bourbon cider glaze. >> this is a fall dish, isn't it? >> i always like the same stuffi as thanks giving. >> you're starting with the stuffing here. >> what i have here, is a little bit of the garlic, the onions and the celery. you don't want to overcook it. the edge of it needs to be --
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make it a little bit sweeter, now i add appl. you can put them in raw or cooked, sliced small. >> i went to the farmer's marke and got an even better apple. but it's always so sour, if i have a really sour apple, and that's all we can really get, dice it and cook it in a little bit of apple cider. so you'll have that sweet and sour thing going on. we really just want to warm it up. then i have my bread cubes, lightly toasted. i i just want color. i want to have the dry ingredients first. so i have my dry herbs. >> it's a regar margarine. i want that little bit of fresh. you've got to season the bread at that point, because once you get the wet in there, you're not going to be able treally taste it. and i just put in my chestnuts.
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>> were these boiled before. >> you can boil them or you can roast them. if you can't find chestnuts, a little bit of a problem i had here. you jt go to any korean store, supermarket, and they'll have them precooked. >> hopefully you have little korean store nearby. we got them everywre. >> i have them everywhere i travel. that's a beautiful thing. so what i'm going to do is i'm going to mix this in. >> i have butter and cream mixed gether. then i have some chicken stock. if you really like this, you can use warm cider for that. and go ahead and mix that up. >> you get a little bit of wetness in there. >> a little bit of wet and then i'm going to add that, and then this turns your stuffing almost into a bread pudding. >> we should get srted on the
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pork chops. >> these are berkshire pork shops, it's a heritage pork. it's moist, it has a high ph level, so it tends to be very tender and very moist. >> so you're going to cut it right down the middle? >> you cut the pocket as deep as you can. you want to take your stuffing and pop it in there. now we got that. then you're going to have to tie your pork chop because if you see this, you don't want it too tight or too loose because it's going to expand as it cooks. how long on each side? just until brown and then it goes in the oven. >>nn's ready. >> this is a bourbon cider glaze. >> we're going to have it on our website todayshow.com. >> phil michaels best friend.
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police announced they arrest 2d 1-year-old brandon miller last night in connection with the deadly shooting. people were leavinging a funeral when someone started firing shots at their cars, which then crashed. 21-year-old jamal coates was killed. police believe it may have been gang-related. we're in the 60s. we have some clouds on the increase and they're producinging rain. it's raining almost all the way up to fredericksburg, getti moderate to heavy rain in the panhandle -- rather the northern neck of virginia down to the tidewater region, and this is continuing to advance to the north and wl be coming to the metro area in a couple of hours. it will pick up late in intensity. likely causing floong. drying out, cooling down after that. jerry, how's the traffic? >> trying to wrap up the rush hour. crews are working on the shoulder near the american legion bridge.
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i suspect they're clearing the storm i drains. westbound, you're doing all right. barbara? >> thank you, jerry. today on nbc 4, ellen is talking pretime, and she's got one of the stars of nbc's this flu season, what would you pick for your flu vaccine? a shot in the arm? or a spray in the nose? i pick my nose. i pick my nose. i pick my nose gracefully. flumist. it's the ly flu vaccine that starts fighting the flu in the nose,
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and kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hi, everybody, it's wines day, it's september 29th. we're expecting a huge deluge tomorrow with no rain today, between 5 and 7 inches. >> the backstroke in manhattan. >> unfortunately, it's our wedding day around here, too. they say that's good luck if it rains. these kids will have a great marriage. thell have a monsoon. we'll enjoy our day with the new favorite thing, and it is national coffee day, hoda woman. >> i have one cup a da and that's it. >> i do, too. >> one before you leave? >> you put two of those in? >> i usually do it in a big thing. that's a lot truvia. >> so this coffee that we have in front of us is unusual.
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it's called maple bacon morning coffee. i can't drink it black. what's going on in here. >>this is at bocajava.com. it smells fabulous. >> i need a lot of cream in my coffee. this is heavy cream. can i say one thing since this is the first thing i've said on the show so far? >> oh, there will be reckoning. >> i was saying that the only way i like to enjoy a cup of coffee is if it looks like this. canou see this? >> that's earth-shattering. alert the media. >> i'm trying to make a statement. >> you like it even blonder than that. anyway, we'll try it. >> oh, no, no, no. >> i put too many in. you're right. >> me takes like bacon. >> haef coffee day, really. >> there was a big snafu -- there's a show like we have
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"america's top model" and there's one in australia. it was down to the final two, that really tense moment. the mistress of ceremonies was announcing the big winner. she apparently heard something in her -- we don't wear these, but other broadcasters do. >> other journalists do. >> you put to the back of your shirt. >> someone is talking to you the entire time. someone is talking. apparently someone -- >> okay. it's practically out. so they talk to you in your ear, and you'llwatch to see what happened. there was a mistake. i guess the one who was supposed to win -- >> they'd been judged neck and neck and neck all during the competiti. >> and australia's next top model for 2010 is -- it's you kelsey.
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>> i want to thank the crew and the judges and sarah for that. >> wait. we have to see the point. when does she realize she messed up. >> oh, my god. i don't know what to say right now. i'm feeling a bit sick about this. this is a complete accident. i'm so sorry. it's amanda. i'm so sorry. i'm so sorry. it's fine. it's an honest mistake. it's fine. >> awkward. >> you can see it on her face. >> she does feel terrible, right? >> some were saying maybe they did it for publicity. i don't believe that. that's not the kind of publicity you want. that's just really so sad. >> she likes like she feels awful. why is everybody in a ponytail. >> it's very big in australia in mmer in australia. >> i don't know. you know what?
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no matter what, she doesn't feel as bad michael bolten does today. >> he was voted off last night on "dancing with the stars." i like michael. he's a nice guy. >> let's see. can we see little bit of his dancing? >> oh, no, no. >> it was a doghouse and a bone. >> oh, no. ♪ you ain't nothing but a hound dog ♪ you ain't never caught a rabbit ♪ ♪ and you ain't no friend of mine ♪ ♪ they said ufs high class >> he finally starts dancing. i guess bruno was brutal. brutal bruno, but i don't know. it seems to me that he's not the one that picks the song or the -- and doesn't certainly make up the choreography. >> he just goes along. >> at some point you wonder if
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you have the right to say i ain't putti the bone in my mouth? i don't know. i have to say that every morning around here. i draw the line at the bone. well, he didn't. >> i'm with you. it didn't look that d. i didn't see the whole deal. i agree, he's not making up crawling out of the doghouse like that. he probably didn't want to do that. >> brittaney spears was on "gle last night. i only saw a little bit her. i'm not sure if that was the entirety of the performance or not, and it was her music through the thing. it's risque. they changed the time to 8:00 at night. a little risque. >>s in from "glee." >> neez are all the old videos. >> this is her now.
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>> this is the "glee" kids doing britney's stuff. >> i'm so confused. >> that happens when you win an emmy. >> john stamos appeared in a skit as under the ethos. i love him. >> he's adorable. >> one last thing about "dancing with the stars" because we have tolear up the boo gate that happed. >> are we doing that? here was a question. sarah palin was in the audience about to b interviewed by berger bergeron, tom bergeron. righhere they were getting -- scores were coming and they were supposedly -- the audience was upset at their scores. t listen to the scores real quick. >> there's booing in the ballroom. we don't know why. >> why is there booing? >> the next shot cut right to sarah palin and tom bergeron so
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people wondered if they were booing as she wald in. we can tell you what happened. according to the people inside there, they were not booing sarah palin. they were actually booing the numbers and the judge because people who were inside the auditorium -- the judges were talking to them saying, here -- t's listen real quick. >> eight. >> eight. >> eight. why are they booing? >> it's hard for us to hear. we didn't get good audio here. glad cleared that up. >> yes. >> the you have something exciting to announce today. we're going to have our own "today" show choir showdown. one lucky group -- >> tell them about it, hoda. >> we're looking for established xho choirs anywhere around the
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country and we want you to send in a four-minute video. you have to be an affiliated group. you can't find other people and throw it together. you have to be 20 people. >> 20 people tops because we fly you in if you win. 20 people tops, you have to have an instructor and an established group. we will find out -- >> we will track you down. >> we'll shoot videos and pick the top four, and then america is going to vote on our best choir on our bsite. >> you're going to come here to studio 1a and perform. >> you have to be at least 13 years old to be a member of the choir, okay? >> yes. >> can you be any age older than that? le 94? is there an age limit? >> no. >> so my mom and all those at baywood retirement home have a group. >> they do? >> yes. you guys are watching right now. send it in. they're awesome. >> they are? okay. >> hi, sarah. >> i was in show choir in high
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school. we started the first year, "midnight express." >> were you good? >> no. we were a new team. we were building. but we were talking on the wall about the screwup with announcement. people screw up. get over it. peggy says mistakes happen and she was very graceful whether it happened. >> she got $5,000 more cash than the winner did and a trip to new york because they felt so apologetic about it. >> you're caught in the moment. you can't hide it it. >> what if somebody won your emmy instead of you? how would you feel today? >> that has happened every other time. i'm fine with that. up next, the wonderful rosie perez. >> right after this. >> there she is. adorable. activia is better than ever! hey, y guys. want to try activia's great new taste? isn't this the yogurt that, you know... helps regulate yo digestive system. ooh, i think i'll pass. no, no, no! ust me. it is beyond tasty. mmm! wow! i can't believe it, i love it!
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challenging role. >> she stars in "lies in plate sight" coping with the suicide of her daughter. take a look. >> that was later addressed to me. >> stop it. stop it. >> what is wrong with you? >> can't get out of my house! get out of my house! >> oh, it's not a comedy. rosie is with us today. how are you, sweetie? >> i'm good. i'm on the mend. >> yeah. give a quick update on what happened to your health? >> i got injured on a stunt gone bad on "law & order: scu" and i had to get surgery and bone marrow transplant. >> how long has the healing process been going on? >> it's two months and i have ten more months to go.
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>> ver brave lady. taking on this role must have been taxing because you took a swat at tha gu. >> that's exactly what happened. that actress in you said i don't care. >> that's what happened. i told my doctor that i was like i have to do this movie. he gave me a shot of epidural in my back, and it it hurt like hell but it allowed me to get through the film. i was working in pain, and my character is going through emotional pain. that helped it >> that was a real slap we saw. >> that wasn't a scripted slap. after, benito, he was so brave. i said i might hit you. is that okay? he said go for it. when i hit him, he went hmm. >> that was a very good -- you were in a lt of pain that day. >> it worked. >> this is tough subject matter. we don't want to give away the end because it's shocking. tell the basis of the whole
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thing >> i play a mother whose daughter takes her life, and my niece, her cousin, comes back home to figure out why she took her life. that scene you saw is where i discover the reason why in a letter. i lose it. >> as a mother would. >> as a mothe would. >> it's a very, very twisted and turned type of movie, and you know, child abuse is horrific. that was one of the main reasons i decided to take on the role, even in the pain i thought it was very very necessary and very important to be involved. >> how do you prepare for a role likethat? did you talk to people through that thing, moms that have been through it? >> i read a lot of court doms and ready books on sexual abuse and xhild abuchild abuse. also i just got into the role. as i grow as an actor, i realize that just relax and let it come. don't get too much in your head about things, and you will become that person. >> i'm just thinking about the
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child help, which is an amazing organization. if anybody watch sg moved by this movie, call child help because there is help available to get you through these things. i had to throw that in. >> by the way, you look terrific. >> she didn't lose any weight here. >> god bless america for that. >> you have known you're not able to exercise and do those things. how did you maintain this body? >> well, my doctor told me to clean out prior to the surgery so i could be in the optimum of health. and i stopped drinking wine. >> and it still bugs you? >> it bothers me so much. i can't wait to getback on the bottle. >> we'll take you out, baby. >> coffee, i cheat. i'm back on coffee. i'm puerto rican, ican't help it. ate healthy and didn't fast or do any things. so my body just got rid of it. >> you look awesome.
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time for "education nation." a special initiative to raise awareness about xhchildren and education. >> we decided to try out fourth grade one more time. we crossed a bridge, took a tunnel and ended up in new jersey at west new york public school number 2. sdwleer he >> we're heading to our first day of fourth grade again. >> i'm not going to be smarter than a urth grader. i know i'm not. i can spell beautifully. >> you have great handwriting. >> i have great cursive handwriting. >> i sat up front and alone. >> because you had that hair.
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>> let's do it. >> hello! >> i'm kathie lee an this is hoda. we'll very happy to be with you guys today. >> are you smart in math? >> yes. >> are you smart in science? >> yes. >> i was there whether our country became a nation. >> we're going in. >> boys and girls, we have kathie lee and hoda in our class. >> that's so nice. i feel very stupid. >> it's a long story.
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>> you do this all day? golly. >> can you ask me a question, honey? >> i went with a guy that looked like this. >> i know it, i know it. alg algae. >> oh, my god. you got it. >> i can't see. how do you spell dandelion? what's your name again? can i lift it ? you have to put it down. it looks like hair. let's do a comparison, shall we? >> that's kathie lee's picture, andthis one is mine. you decide. do you like this one or do you like this one? whatever. you guys don't know anything.
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>> when do you use a period? >> i don't have e anymore. i know that. >> where do you put the period? >> 100. >> what is the value of the 9? >> 90,000? >> excellent. >> whoo! >> what's the story? >> sweetest kids, nicest teachers and cleanest school. >>gorgeous. >> they cleaned it because they kne we were coming.
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>> i think it was clean. >> minus the two ptures we'll discuss later. sarah haynes shows off her favorite high-tech pick. >> an a story from miranda lambert. >> stick around. after your local news we'll be back. the sweetis baby blue.age calming. tranquil like the sky. but look within and you will fin exploding baked chocolate indulgence. coated with sinfulness. oozing with decadence. ooo! observe the dainty birds and ny curly cues. but look within you will find primal forces of chocolate. instantly satisfying every iota of yearning. new pillsbury sweet moments, brownie bites and bowls. in the refrigerated section. brownie bites and bowls. mmmmmm. mmmmmm. wow! you have got to be kidding me. 80 calories? light & fit has 80alories versus 100 in the other ading brand.
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high-rise in the district this mornin coming up on news 4 midday, could the deadly fire have been intentionally set? we're going to have the latest on what firefighters are saying. good morning. i'm barbara harrison. also coming up, celebrities like lindsay lohan fight addiction in front of tv viewers and magazine readers but the use of dr this is a strawberry pop tart.
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but this is warm, fresh-baked strawberry toaster strudel. [ music ] see the difference pillsbury toaster strudel, the one kids want to eat. anthese are the ones you'llove on a school night pillsbury ham and chse crescents with just a few ingredients, you have an easy to make dinner. they're crescents for the other 364. try them tonht. we have all the gadgets that
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keep you hip, cool and plugged-in. >>like kathie lee. >> sarah haines is the newly appointed tech editor. >> hello. >> whether did that happen? >> i don know. a second ago. >> tell us what you got? >> hoda was asking about the cam ras. this is the flip h-8, and it's fun. the reason they're so easy is you pop the usb into your computer, and it leads you through the softre. it's awesome. this holding up to four hours of hd. it's a quick use. this is the family video. >> ds it stay crged for a long time? >> it holds the battery. >> how about the quality of it? >> it's high-def. you could shoot on this. this is -- >> that'she typical nano, right? >> yes. it could be the family camcorder. >> got it. >> that's har to believe, isn't if? >> these things are traveling. >> this is what i lot of people
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have. >> i use this. this is the do good flip. it's at 1, but it only holding an hour of hd footage, but that's fine if you're running back and forth to your computer, you take it off anyway. >> you plug into your computer -- >> it prompts you. they give $10 off each purcha to a slew of charities and you can pick which one. that's nice. >> the quality is awesome on them. >> is that why they call it the do good? >> that's why. >> this is an old school throwback with the polaroid cameras when the pictures come out. >> you fli it and air out the digital. we took a couple shots. you can keem photos on here like a normal digital camera. don't have to print them all. you can select print. we have a picture of hoda on here. i'll show you how cool this is. it will pop out in 60 seconds. you'll have a picture. >> it comes right out on the
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side here, and you can take a -- >> what do people do with pictures unless do you a collage. >> if you're at a party with kids and yourown friends to walk away with. it's fun. you have to do it to keep track of your wardrobe every day. speak to the audience. here's a picture coming out. you can send them from your cell phone. send it to that and print it from there. >> here it comes. >> that's about 199 at polaroid.com. that's hoda. it's really fun. that's the polaroid camera. >> okay. >> okay. >> this is kind of cool because it's a wireless hot spot --kath i'm so in the moment. >> they need a signal. this is a quick way for $99 to do your own in your hole without cablemenloops wires around. then you pop this card into your
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computer. it prompts you through each step, so they made i user friendly. you can put your own controls on it for your kids, let's say hoda wants to get on my hot spot. >> anyway -- >> oh, my god. >> okay. >> has it come to that? running out of guys, huh? >> oh, shoot. i can give her the password -- i'm so sorry, hoda. i can give her the password and she can hop on. >> when you start -- >> dirty people. >> this is the insignia advanced series internet s. it's always connected and $200. it's always connected to the internet. you're getting the routes and everything, it can tell you where the traffic jams are, let's say you're looking to stop for gas and it will tell you what gas stations are around a the rate. you can tweet. >> how much is this? >> this is about $200 on be
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bestbuy.com. >> it's an investment. >> if you can avoid traffic. >> couples will have nothing to fight about with this kind of thing. >> i've never had a shortage of arguments, and i'm a techie. >> this is a power mat. anyone that charges -- all these cords. this is a power matte for about $99. you buy these little -- this is a cover on here. you plop it down, and not only does it charge di-- did you hea that? it gives one spot to leave them. who sdenlt. >> how is it chging it? >> it's plugged in. >>he power mat is. so that charges it. >> you can charge your you can have three things. >> it's actually a case on here. you put the case on, three devices. it has one additional u thing you can connect. >> it's nice and neat a organized. >> it's clean. >> also your keys.
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it leaves if in one place when you come in the door. >> that's what you neem. genius. >> that's what i need. sarah, thank you. >> congratulations on "ladies home ournal." >> next, the chef will share recipes to shave off the years. really? >> that's right after this. hi, a number two please? would you like that to hurt now, or later? uh, what? sir, do you want heartburn pain now or later? [ male announcer ] these medicines make you choe. pepcid® complete doesn't. it's fast acting and long lasting.
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we're going to take you into "today's kitchen" and we're getting saucy with pumpkin. >> they say it can reverse signs of aging and help your immune system, so why not add it to everything. this is the executive chef at sanctuary gorgeous place in arizona. he has a bevy of, a virtual plethora of pumpkin recipes. >> wee're dng a risotto dish. pumpkin gets overlooked. everyone is roasting squash and acorn squash. so we're going to cook today. i have a little rice right here and i sweated down onions in the
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pan. this is how you start the risotto. you brown that rice a little bit,nd if you want to, i need a splash of that white wine in here to kind of deglaze this pan. >> splash? i'm not good at splash. >> there we go. perfect. i'm right there with you. a little chicken stock, and this is a process when you cook at home in the meal you can cook the risotto. you have to spend a little time with it. you add liquid and the rice absorbs the liquid really, really nice. we have to prepare our pumpkin. >> how long should this take? >> when you cook a nice risotto, and the rice is perfect. in the restaurant we cheat a little and get a little bit of -- >> you don't have to put a lid on it. keep stirring it and add liquid until it absorbs all the liquid. >> i have these beautiful
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mini-pumpkins. this is like a family thing. get the kids involved in this. you scoop it out. they can paint them. we've roasted few of these, and we use this as a garnish for the dish. save those pumpkinseeds and i'll show you how to use those later. whether you get to the fin stages of cooking, it gets nice and soft and beautiful. i have a little bit of pumpkin juice here. >> andow did you get that pumpkin juice? >> here's some pumpkin puree. i like pumpkins and all, but really? >> did that come from a can or did you do the real deal? >> i roasted the pumpkin. there's the butter, a little parmesan cheese. >> iove it.
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>> you have to have this stuff. >> look at that >> this is the risotto and you stir this in. schek out the mini-pumpkins on the right-hand side. you got a little pumpkin right here. put it in. >> go ahead and hook up those pumpkins. it's beautiful. >> that looks really good. >> risotto holds. you have friends coming over, you can serve it rightaway. >> that looks beautiful, kathie. >> thank you very much. >> now you can stick a little sage leaf out of there. i have sage. >> very cute. >> a little sage right tre. >> it's done. you don't bake it or anything? >> we're ready to rock 'n roll. >> what about the eating portion of the program? >> that's coming up. sneak in the back. we have little pumpkins here. we finish grnishing these up.
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another fun thing cooking with the family, pumpkin soup. these with pumpkin lattes. i have foam to put on. >> how d you make that? >> i used roesed bump kin, bacon. >> bacon is the best vegetable i've had in my life. >> so good for you. >> you have these here, and we're going to pop those on. we have gold leaf, if you want to put tha on as well. remember those pumpkinseeds, this is pumpkinseed brittle. we hop one in the drink. >> look at those little lattes. >> look down there at the end. >> these are my favorite for the kids. chocolate pumpkin paninis.
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those will set you straight. fun in the sun right there. >> we have to try something, otherwise we're just locking. you going to try a little bite? >> thank you. >> you nt to get a little se sto in there, too. >> have a pumpkin. very good. >> thank you so much. >> thanyou for having me. this is awesome. >> coming up next,my -- miranda lambert will sing for us. created no wone the lil zoomers spinnin' sounds speedway. yeah. lambert will sing for us. on the fast track. whern ( happy baby ) ( raceway sounds ) thanks to hi great motor skills even his littlest touch can set his whole world in motion. ( raceway sounds ) ( giggles ) way to zoom jacob ! ( tire screech ) guess who just reached the finish line ? the lil zoomerspeedway. ( cheers ) only from fisher-price. play. laugh. grow. set your pace to island time.
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miss "ladies home journal" sarah haines. >> jessica wants to know, i love, love, love kathie lee's nail polish. what sf. >> bobbie gave it to me,t's chanel and it's khaki something. if everybody demands it, it will happen. >> thank you, everybody. >> what's the al about the choirs? you have to go to klgaskhodaom. must be an organized choir. a ur-minute video and get it there. we want to see what you have. >> tomorrow elizabeth hurley will be with us for modern day matchmaki will be with us for modern day matchmaki matchmaking. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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